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IT Project Manager

Req id:  5106

Richmond Hill, ON, CA Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH Waterloo, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 




As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.



As an an entry-level Project Manager in the IT Technology PMO, you will provide high impact leadership on strategic Infrastructure, IT Operations and IT Security and Risk, projects and programs. You will be responsible for the execution of project and program management activities (including funding approval requests, building the project governance structure, analysis of deliverables, cross-organization engagement of stakeholders, business case planning and delivery of work-streams), Risk Mitigation, Change Control, Communication and Financial tracking on assigned projects and programs.




Program/Project Management

  • Experienced in leading projects with budgets of upwards of $1M.
  • Ability to adapt to different roles that suit the stage/phase of the program/project.
  • Ability to align and communicate how the objectives of the program/project align with OpenText’s strategy
  • Ability to look beyond the work breakdown structure, activities and schedule to manage deliverables to keep the program/project on track.


Good Facilitator

  • Ability to provide the Leadership team and the Steering Committee with relevant contextual information/data points and analytics to facilitate the decision-making process.
  • Facilitate discussions around key decision points and help bring about a consensus and ensure alignment with OpenText’s overall strategy and program objectives in mind.
  • Assist in prioritizing competing objectives through detailed cost-benefit analyses


Stakeholder Management

  • Adept at interacting and managing various levels of leadership in a cross functional matrix structure.
  • Bridge the gap between the working group and the steering committees in terms of perspective and execution through the project.
  • Proficient in translating key leadership decisions to the various stakeholder groups and aligning all groups towards delivering the program/project objective





  • You thrive when you're empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results
  • You understand communication is at the heart of creating a positive stakeholder experience and can maneuver through challenging situations with ease.



  • You seek out innovative solutions and can easily adapt to new tools and trends.


Critical Thinking

  • You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't and are always thinking two-steps ahead to avoid problems before they happen. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.


Relationship Building

  • You are professional and poised, whether you're brainstorming with the team, running meetings or making stakeholder presentations.
  • You thrive on building productive relationships and ensuring that internal teams have what they need to be successful.



  • You have a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities and are able to engage the right stakeholders at the right time to drive analyses and decision making



  • 1 - 3 years of demonstrated success in managing multiple IT projects simultaneously with varying degrees of complexity and maintaining a consistent high level of quality
  • 1 - 3 years managing projects in a cross-functional, matrixed organization comprised of geographically dispersed and virtual teams
  • 1 – 3 years of experience in Infrastructure, Network Operations, Network Security, IT Security and Risk, Security Architecture, Data Protection & Information or Data Center Operations
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively and tactfully with both business-oriented executives and technology-oriented colleagues
  • Ability to negotiate a compromise among business partners with competing priorities
  • CAPM/PMP certification highly desired



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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